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Oct 8, 2012 2:05am EDT
four. >> get over it. >>> and california drivers forced to shell out $5 a gallon and sometimes even more. >> gas prices are up from coast-to-coast but they have hit an all-time high in california. the governor there is scrambling to increase supply but prices are expected to go up more before they finally come down. abc's brandy has the story. >> reporter: california drivers are beyond frustrated. >> i did not get 10 gallons and it's $42. >> as they face a record-breaking gas prices. perhaps prompting thieves who electronically disabled a meter in roseville california and stole nearly 1,000 gallons. >> i don't know. at least those people should go to jail. >> reporter: the spike is thanks to the perfect storm of problems while one plant in richmond was shut down because of a fire, and another plant last week because of problems, and a pipeline also became contaminated and it happened as california prepares to switch from scarce summer grade to winter grade fuel. older refineries are shutting down. >> it's here in california and up in the new england states where there are atphaupl h
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Oct 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
't always say the same. the president continues his california campaign swing later today. meanwhile mitt romney is spending the day in virginia where he's set to deliver a major foreign policy speech at the virginia military institute and later he'll attend a rally at "newport news." he drew some of the largest crowds of his campaign. >>> and this week, of course, it is the vice-presidential candidates' turn to face off. one on one the candidates debate. the debate takes place thursday night. our team will be live for the debate and our own martha raddatz will be moderating the event. it all begins at 9:00 p.m. eastern right here on abc. >> now you think the pressure will be on biden even more so to try to compensate for the lack of performance of the president in last week's debate, and this will really be paul ryan's first big debate, and it's kind of like the old guard against the new guard. >> and i think the pressure is mutual. biden, who's gaffe-prone has to be careful he's not going to affect the headlines. paul ryan has to feel a little bit of the pressure that he has to come out
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Oct 29, 2012 2:05am EDT
grander scale and with the california listyle in mind. stuccoed walls and prominent balconies are just a few of the signature features. >> the style of architecture mediterranean, but it has a very contemporary feel to it. you have everything of the 21st century for the home, but you have the mediterranean look. >> as you're driving through the double gate, this long driveway is gonna take you up, and you're gonna see this huge, palatial-like structure with the long stairs all covered with limestone. >> while the home's outer structure is undeniably impressive, it also keeps one at a distance. conversely, the granformal entry sets the tone for its well-appointed interior living spaces. >> as you walk into dawnridge estates d you open up the 12-foot glass-iron double doors, you arrive in a grand foyer, which is breathtaking. it's very elegant, very comfortable and welcoming to everyone. when you enter into the foyer, to the left, you have the formal living room, and then to the right of it you have the libra. >> the library projects an atmosphere that is both sophisticated and stylish.
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Oct 1, 2012 2:05am EDT
to carry me the rest of the show. >>> in southern california, l.a., could push 100 degrees. warmer than usual in phoenix, at 102. 60s, 70s in the nation's midsection. miami where it should be, 89 degrees. >>> all right, well the navy in thailand, latest group to go gangnam style. a few dozen soldiers do their thing there. >> it took three days for the navy to film and ed it this masterpie masterpiece. the sailors wanted to change their usually serious image to something more fun and why not. since everybody is going gangnam style. 330 million times that tune has been watched. >> amazing. >> number one in australia. and the uk. >> it is catchy. >> it is catchy. no doubt about it. >> come on. >> what is it like this? >> like a horsey. >> i'm not doing it. >> you made me do it. instigator over here. coming up the nation and neighbors joining together to give a little boy with cancer a christmas to remember. a story you will remember as well. >>> first, the new national punchline. replacement refs, got a pretty bad rap, we sit down with one who was on the field during the fail mary. you are
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Oct 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >>> the fbi is investigating a shooting death of a california mother by a border patrol agent. candles and flowers honor the dead woman, valeria alvarado, who leaves behind her husband as well as her five children. the border patrol claims that alvarado drove into a plainclothes agent serving an arrest warrant in the neighborhood. witnesses say she was gunned down for no reason. >>> the supreme court begins its new term, poised to rule on affirmative action, voting rights and same-sex marriage. ahead of the session, six of nine justices attended the red mass at saint matthew's cathedral. the archbishop asked the judges to consider what's best for society rather than what is popular for handing down decisions. >>> new drama unfolding for lindsay lohan this morning. what started as a night of partying in a new york hotel room, well it ended with a scuffle with a former congressional aide, and now police are trying to sort out accusations from both sides. we have the latest now from lucy yang of wabc in new york. >> reporter: so what happened at the w hotel in union square? troubled actre
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Oct 24, 2012 2:35am EDT
, katy perry. fav rift california girls. in the costume with her wig. skylanders from the popular video game. spiro, happy trigger and our angry birds. >> right. look right there. >> good job, angry birds and everybody. >> look at this, fairy tales. and just some favorites. hello kitty. yes we have little red riding hood. skipping over to grandma's house. our killer bee. and then, of course, dorothy. look even the red slippers. >> red slippers. >> little red riding hood, make sure you look out for the wolf. okay. fantastic. >> thank you, girls. >> beautiful. >> aren't they. >> beautiful. >> turtles are back. >> i didn't know they were back. >> turtles. >> they are. >> rafael. of course it wouldn't be complete with president obama and governor romney. they're here to join us too. >> they're getting along really well. >> tell you what happened on the third debate, right? >> yes, yes. not sure about that. love it. good job. >> yeah. >> i think everyone is going to come back out and join us. i think everyone is coming. >> is everyone coming? >> yea! [ applause ] >> beautiful. ♪ ♪ the mo
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Oct 1, 2012 2:30am EDT
>>> the family of a california woman is hoping for answers after she was killed in a hail of bullets fired by a border patrol agent. candles and flowers honor the dead woman valeria alverto, leaves behind five children. alverto tried to run down the agent. something her husband just cannot believe. >> i want justice, yes. who ever shot my wife, who ever the guy he is, he needs to get shot. he needs to get justice served. he don't shoot a person. >> heartbroken family members, held a car wash, trying to raise enough to give her a proper burial. >>> what started as an argument outside a veterans of foreign wars post ended with two people dead and another critically injured in winter springs, florida. a charity motorcycle ride about to get under way when gunmen stormed the preride breakfast and opened fire. police detained several people and confiscated their weapons. >>> set of keys that could have potentially devastating impact across new york city if they fell into the wrong hands or hand of terrorists turned up on ebay. "new york post" reporting, a retired new jersey locksmith is selling
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Oct 9, 2012 2:35am EDT
a bounce. the president was stumping for cash not votes. he continued his california fund-raising swing which is expected to bring in $10 million over two days. in between money events the president attended a dedication at caesar chavez national monument. >> our world is a better place because caesar chavez decided to change it. >> reporter: with president obama and mitt romney in ohio the focus is likely to shift back to the economy. rob, paula, back to you. >> thanks a lot, karen. >>> this thursday, it's the candidates for vice president who will meet face to face and our own martha raddatz will moderate the debate. abc will carry it live. all kicks off at 9:00 p.m. eastern time. they say, biden could be feeling the pressure. the president did so poorly. now pressure on joe's shoulders to come out there and kind of put, spark a fire that the president could not. also interesting, came out yesterday from our, pollster at "the washington post" is that the composition of the polls has changed a little bit. can explain some of shift in numbers. both in the gallup and pew poll, self-ident
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Oct 24, 2012 1:40am PDT
. luckily she managed to get away. >>> and a surfer killed by a shark off the california central coast. a friend surfing with the surfer, saw the shark attack, pulled his friend on the beach and began first aid to a massive bite on his upper body. by the time paramedics arrived, he was dead. an investigation is under way. one marine expert said the attacker was like low a great white shark. >>> well, for as long as there have been parents, there have teenagers mortified by their moms and dads, but now some parents are figuring out that all of that embarrassing zuf they do can be used as a punishment if they blast it to everyone their kids know. >> i like this form of punishment. >> check out a couple of the faces of the online punishments. parents say, facebook humiliation, it can go a long way when their daughter is fresh. the 21st century alternative to grounding is getting mixed reviews but leaving some moms and dads with the last laugh. >> every kid hates to be embarrassed by mom and dad. that's probably an effective punishment. >> amen. >> not bad. >>> coming up, women who say the
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Oct 19, 2012 2:35am EDT
's boyfriend and lawyer may wind uppen couup in a court after a california judge rein stated his convictions. initially convicted of conspireing to provide the actress with prescription drugs. but those charges were later thrown out. now an appeal lalt judge says the earlier judge was wrong to toss out their convictions. >>> new warning from centers for disease controechlt the laundry detergent pods are posing a public health hazard. more children are eating the concentrated soap, mistakening them for candy and getting sick. during a recent 30-day period nearly 500 children ingested those detergent pods. most of them under age 5. >> they look like candy. >> like mints. in the container, looks, looks, got the flip lid. >> yeah, looks like candy. >> let's do some baseball. troilt detroit tigers going to the world series for the second time in seven years. they got off to a great start yesterday against the yankees when mvpdelman young droven a run in the first inning. >> i probably shouldn't cheer for the tigers, i live in new york. i will any way. broke it open when mickey c cabrera hit a hom
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Oct 22, 2012 2:05am EDT
.68. california still has the the highest prices in the u.s., but refinery problems there have cleared up. oil prices are also falling. that's some good news. >> we like that. here is your monday forecast. more than a foot of snow in sierra nevadas. 10 inches in the cascades. northern rockies. rain in lower elevations, seattle to san francisco. thunderstorms from minneapolis, green bay, chicago, st. louis, dallas. >> 80s from dallas to miami. 60s in the northeast. mostly 70s from indianapolis to salt lake city. >>> some incredible video this morning, showing what happens when an unsuspecting pedestrian wanders into the middle of a police chase. >> yes, take a look dash-cam footage. young man in the street as a speeding squad car comes barrelling into him. but get this, amazingly he lands on his feet. and casually walks away. >> unbelievable. lucky for him able to think fast enough. jump on to the hood and avoid serious injury or death. >> yeah. >> that jump. saved his life. >> saved his life. absolutely right. instead of getting pushed down. would have hit his head on the pavement. how it happ
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Oct 23, 2012 2:35am EDT
a california couple sued the company after their 14-year-old daughter died of heart arrhythmia and caffeine poisoning after downing two drinks in 24 hours. a 24 ounce drink has seven times the caffeine in than a 12-ounce soda. the parents say monster should have wornd consumers. >>> las vegas police are asking for help in finding a man they say stole 1.5 million of casino chips. they say, the 31-year-old, from palm dale, california got into a closed area and made off with the chips. casinos put a different set into use after a theft. police say it is unlikely he will get much if anything for them. >>> on the road to the world series. the san francisco giants who steered a pretty straight path last night. they scored in each of the first three innings against the cardinals to easily win their do or die game seven. when it was all over and a driving rain storm, the giants won, 9-0. a close one. they host the american league champs, detroit tigers tomorrow night in game one of the world series. everybody tune in for that. >> 9-0? that's an embarrassment. >> don't want to see a lousy game seven
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Oct 19, 2012 2:40am PDT
, huh? should we stick with britney? she bought a new home, $8.5 million mansion in california. pretty nice digs. she moved to, away from calabasas. now she moved into an 8,456- square-foot home in the swanky private community in thousand oaks, california. so you know, there are five bed rooms, seven baths, wine cellar, home theater, massive infinity pool. we're told britney made the move because she is starting her new life with her fiance and wants to be in a new home in a secure location. that looks pretty nice. >> secure and serene location. >> looked really serene, huh? >> yes. if you remember when fergie, pop singer and josh dumal, actor, got married, i think, back in 2009. nine months after they got married there were accusations he cheated on her with a stripper. she has said nothing about it until now. guess who got her to open up? >> i give up. >> oprah. >> oprah. >> take a listen. >> when you go through difficult times, it really makes you stronger as a unit, as a partnership. it does for us anyway. our love today is a deeper love. >> that's what i meant, challenge. >> yeah,
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Oct 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
of california. ouch. >>> then welcome to the 1%. we'll meet the iowa couple who just have come forward to claim the $200 million powerball prize. >> what a dream moment. find out, i hit those numbers. $200 million. >> i tell myself, it's 50% tax. don't feel bad. if you don't win the lottery. >> i will take the $100 million. make it work for a couple months. >>> later on in the half-hour, the diva drama on "american idol" still spinning out of control. nicki minaj versus mariah carey. and our own barbara walters has a huge scoop about a threat involving a gun, yeah, things got that serious. coming up in "the skinny." stay tuned. >>> first, a major admission from mitt romney, the candidate now saying the remarks he made about the 47% were completely wrong. >> the reversal as romney tries to capitalize on his winning debate performance earlier this week. a critical time with just over a month until election day. abc's t.j. winick covering the campaign for us. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, rob and reena. mitt romney rose to the occasion by all accounts on wednesday night and looks t
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Oct 18, 2012 2:35am EDT
scorched in 1990 that destroyed hundred of homes. >>> and they know plenty about earthquakes in california. this morning we had a chance to practice what to do in the event of one. >> a major earthquake drill that will take place 10:18, in each time zone. radio announcements made from new york to california. even main your corporations are taking part. staff at wal-mart, target and bank of america will participate. again, 10:18 eastern, do the math. your time zone. >> jump under the desk. >> i will be sleeping. >> through the earthquake. sleep through it. >> sleep like a baby. >>> here is a look at thursday's weather. chilly, wet, windy from the northern plains, upper midwest. stormy in the south with damaging wind, birmgham into the carolinas. pittsburgh as well. heavy rain, nashville and washington. >> 60s in the midwest. 80s from dallas. 60s in the northern rockies and the pacific north west. >>> the library in lacrosse, wisconsin found a unique way to have teenagers work off fines for overdue books. >> for every 30 minutes a teen spend reading this week, the library will knock off $2.
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Oct 25, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >> reporter: we went to stores in new york and california. pin pads were gone. barnes & noble was so concerned it took pin pads out of 700 stores nationwide. it is unclear how thieves infiltrated the stores. what is clear ominous potential for thieves to run up thousands in purchases ruin credit and steal customer identities. >> they have to now monitor their credit reports. they have to monitor their bank statements. >> reporter: authorities warn they're expecting more scams like this targeting other stores. pierre thomas, abc news, new york. >>> well, the man who captured some of the most haunting images of the holocaust has died at age of 95. >> wilhelm blass was taking pictures of naked e mashated children. after the war he had nightmares for years about the victim he's photographed. at lest he left behind that telling evidence of the atroc y atrocities there. >>> changing gears, literally. drivers in texas are putting the pedal to the metal, hitting a new toll road with the nation's fastest speed limit. >>> the final 41-mile stretch of highway, 130, opened yesterday after three years of
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Oct 26, 2012 2:35am EDT
one of her trips around the harbor in ocean side, california. >> not only one, vanhall found two bottles, both with messages in them from new zealand. they floated more than 6,000 miles. part of a school project about technology. >> there was no e-mail address in the message. so vanhall is going to get in touch with the school, via snail mail. like something out of a kevin costner film. >> exactly. exactly. kind of cool. >> message in a -- >> we need happy, encouraging news today. a lot. with. crimes here in new york. wow, so good. something happy in the world to end with. >> coming up if i yawn. see, contape jugioucontagious, . if we had a degree on set she would yawn as well. you are a dog. still ahead, we are going to explain. >> but first, how a 14-year-old girl after one moment of really bad judgment discovered she was the face of "girls gone wild." you are watching "world news now." ♪ ♪ girls gone wild igible >> announcer: win weath"world n weather brought to you by united health care. cover everything.'t only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to
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Oct 12, 2012 1:40am PDT
on this california house alone. it sold in one week for nearly double the asking price. this three-bedroom/two-bathroom house in los angeles suburb has been on the market a couple hoff hours,hour hours already. take a look at this. dozens of realtors have stopped by to scope out the property for their hungry clients. what is behind the sudden crush? fewer houses for sale. compared to just a year ago, foreclosures are down, 16%. the last time the numbers were this low was before the recession hit. those days of all those cheap homes driving down prices are ending. >> we've clearly hit the bottom and think that's what everybody has been waiting for. >> reporter: there is still a long way to go. many aren't moving because they owe too much on their mortgage and can't afford to sell at these prices. six years ago the median home price was about $230,000. today it's just above 1$187,000. whether oneta parker wins the p ped by bidding war or not -- >> reporter: will you put a bid in on this one? >> most likely. >> reporter: her eagerness to buy is a good sign for homeow
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Oct 23, 2012 1:40am PDT
for animal researchers in california. a captive beluga whale, get this, sounded like a human. >> kind of liking me singing in the shower. >> scientists think the whale's close proxismty allowed him to listen to and mimic human conversation. dolphins and parties have been taught. that really did sound like someone pretending to blow on a bugle or something, right? >> it did. it really did. not the first time. there were caretakers at the aquarium in vancouver in canada. they heard one of the white whales up there say its name. one of the caretakers say the thing actually said his name. whether you believe it or not, who knows. >> look. he's moving his mouth. >> they're quite humanlike apparently. >> wow. look at that. he looks kind of friendly. >> you like him. you cried in "free willie" too, don't you? >> i did. >> coming up next, the coverage of the third and final presidential debate continues. we will have our debate report card. >> first, new questions about the history of the man who went on a shooting rampage at a spa in wisconsin. why a man with a history of abuse and a restrai
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Oct 25, 2012 1:40am PDT
will bring warmer temperatures to southern california. it is like january in billings with a high there, only 26. mid -- something -- along the east coast, in the 60s. mild, i should say along the east coast. in the 60s and 70s. >>> in other news this morning, a former goldman sachs executive heading to prison. gupta is the highest profile wall streeter yet convicted as part of a massive conspiracy involving $75 million in illegal trades. prosecutors say gupta leaked information to a billionaire hedge fund owner netting them both huge profits at the very height of the nation's financial crisis. gupta will also have to pay a $5 million fine. >>> also, bank of america, just the latest financial institution to be sued over bad mortgages. federal prosecutors are suing for $1 billion in damages. but the suit could ultimately recover a lot more than that. the lawsuit claims that after bank of america bought countrywide it made bad loans and stuck taxpayers with the bill. >>> well, if you watched an nfl game this month, you've seen plenty of pink in support of breast cancer awareness month. and you'
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Oct 30, 2012 1:40am PDT
doppler 7-hd. >> carolyn: members of the california national guard are headed east. 88 troops took off in transport planes at moffett field. they will report to north carolina and be knriopd in there. red cross has cancelled hundred blood drives on the east coast and to help make up for the blood loss there are several blood drives taking place here this week. we'll let you know where to go on our website. >> dan: the storm is massive. as a result. thousands of flights were cancelled because of it including more than 150 at sfo. lilian kim caught up with passengers who might not make it out until the etd of the week at the earliest. >> reporter: that's right. people from the east coast have been forced to take an extended vacation. >> hotels have been busy the past couple days. a couple from boston flew in from hawaii but connecting flightas c was cancelled. >> we had the tsunami warnings stow i evacuation from honolulu. earliest flight is thursday but they are making the most of their stay. they plan to visit fisherman's wharf and golden gate bridge. giants win. >> but for others, sta
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Oct 11, 2012 1:40am PDT
, in california. from san jose to l.a., san diego. also stretching into vegas, phoenix, albuquerque. showers from houston, corpus christi. wintry mix near the canadian border, northern minnesota to the upper peninsula of michigan. >> highs only in the 40s from fargo to minneapolis. mostly 60s from chicago to boston. and, 80s, across the south. >>> when we think of activities at senior centers, golf, or arts and crafts come to mind. >> yes. but in great falls, montana, one group of seniors is going hog wild, hog as in harley, that is. these over 50 folks lined up for the chance to strap on helmets, goggles and hit the open road. accompanied by the local harley club. most had never, yes, never been on a bike. and they all agreed that given another chance, they would do it again. >> kind of fun being on the back of a bike, right? >> man, look at that. they have harleys too. >> check it out, man. >> they look cool. >> did they go to the road house, get in a fight. down pitchers of beer. what do you think? >> i'm digging it. >> me too. >>> well, coming up. another day, another round of drama, yes, for
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Oct 22, 2012 2:30am EDT
in the sierra range. rain from seattle to northern california. thunderstorms from dallas all the way up to the twin cities. pretty mild along the east coast. >> 70s in atlanta. baltimore and much of the midwest. 50s from fargo, seattle. wet 65 in sacramento. >>> and a pair of zookeepers in denver went above and beyond the call of duty to save the life of a newborn taper. i hope i am saying that right? >> you said it right. >> taper. they rushed to the seemingly lifeless baby and performs mouth-to-snout resuscitation. after a few short breaths the animal was breathing on its own. >> soon the baby stood up and nursed from its mother. that was in early september. now the baby tapir is happy, healthy in public and entertaining visitors at a denver zoo. strange animal, right? >> looks sort of like a pig. >> kind of look an anteater. yeah, a strange one. >> i am an animal lover. the whole mouth to snout resuscitation. >> you wouldn't do it? yeah, not that i want to give mouth-to-mouth to a tapir. say the animals mouths are cleaner than ours. heard that about the dog and cat. just the same. >>
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Oct 15, 2012 3:00am PDT
.a.x. to california science center at just a paltry rate of 2 miles an hour. hundreds of trees, in fact, had to be cut down. traffic signals moved to make way for the massive wing span. "endeavour" arrived to a cheering crowd more than a half day behind schedule. but, again, it is finally home. >> mm-hmm. >>> tributes are pouring in this morning for former senator arlen specter. moderate republican turned democrat from pennsylvania who served 30 years in the senate, died yesterday of complications of nonhodgkin's lymphoma at the age of 82. specter, known for being independent, and former pennsylvania governor ed rendell is among those remembering his integrity. >> i came out of law school as a young assistant d.a., and he taught me a lot about what i know about teaching me about discipline, teaching me about staying focused, teaching me about the value of preparation. he was prepared as anyone can be. >> again, that was ed rendell. specter's funeral will be tomorrow in penn valley pennsylvania and vice president biden has postponed campaign events in order to attend. >> i grew up in south jersey, so i
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Oct 26, 2012 1:40am PDT
through southern california again. >> mild and humid in baltimore, no, and boston. billings warms up to 34. sounds like a warm-up. and so much colder than usual. >> break out the tank tops. >> that's right. omaha and kansas city are in the mid-40s. >>> and now in the race to finish line in the campaign for president, our latest poll shows the candidates are still close. governor romney's lead is growing. with 11 days to go our abc news/washington post poll showing romney with 50% support among likely voters versus 47% for president obama. but that 3-point difference is still within the margin of error. >>> another key race with national implications is unfolding in the state of massachusetts. republican incumbent scott brown is facing democrat elizabeth warren in what is becoming one of the single most expensive races ever. here's abc's john karl. >> reporter: it's an epic battle. elizabeth warren, liberal crusader who took on wall street against scott brown, the republican with a pickup truck who won a near miraculous victory two years ago and was finding out how hard it is for a republic
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Oct 22, 2012 3:00am PDT
to fall. gas prices dipped about 12 cents over the past week to a national average of $3.68. california still has the highest prices in the u.s., but refinery problems there have cleared up. oil prices are also falling. that's some good news. >> we like that. not so much of that these days. >>> here's your monday forecast. more than a foot of snow in sierra nevadas. up to 10 inches in the cascades. northern rockies. rain in lower elevations, seattle to san francisco. thunderstorms from minneapolis, green bay, chicago, st. louis, and dallas. >> 80s from dallas to miami. 60s in the northeast. mostly 70s from indianapolis to salt lake city. >>> some incredible video this morning, showing what happens when an unsuspecting pedestrian wanders into the middle of a police chase. >> yes, take a look at this amazing dash cam footage. the young man -- oh -- is already in the middle of street as a speeding squad car comes barreling into him. but get this. amazingly he lands to land on his feet and then he just casually walks away. >> that's unbelievable. lucky for him he was able to think fast enou
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Oct 3, 2012 2:35am EDT
jacket with an attached grenade was pulled over in san mateo, california. but, the man was not a terrorism. he actually works at a star that sells halloween costumes and is reared to wear his costume for work. now police confiscated his dummy grenade and cleared a half block. >> i knew it was going to attract people's attention, but i didn't thing they were going to go as far as to be worried and call 911. >> now his manager says he used poor judgment by driving to work wearing that costume here. he is duen court next month for possessing a fake grenade. so, interesting times. at lest people are keeping their eyes open and paying attention to their surroundings. that's good. >> uh-huh. >>> the u.s. birth rate is down again. government analysts blame it on a very weak economy. a new report just out this morning shows that the number of births fell 1% last year. the fourth annual decline in a row. fewer than 4 million babies were born last year. the lowest since 1998. analysts say the trend is reversing because the economy is improving. on that note, i think i am ready fo
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Oct 10, 2012 2:35am EDT
around miami, west palm beach. showers along the california coast. >>> mostly 70s in the rockies. just 40s from fargo to the twin cities. 80s around new orleans and miami. looking nice in new orleans. >> march, april, october, november, best weather months down there. 83 in october. i will take it. >>> all the single lady can now get some extra help in figuring out whether their love interest is legit. the website hetexted lets users upload a screen shot of a lover's text. >> other visitors to the site can vote on what the text might really mean. they can also dispensary l disp relationship advice. >> in your single days did you receive cryptic message, text, what is this dude trying to say? >> yes, yes. it usually means he is just not that into you. usually what it means. >> i mean, sometimes, i can't really talk right now. >> have you sent them? have you sent those? >> in my single days, you know. got to sharpen up the game. >> if a guy texts and says i am busy friday and saturday, i can meet you for lunch on tuesday. >> i am dating somebody else. you have been relegated to the week day
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Oct 16, 2012 2:35am EDT
and schoolkid, the latest target, flaming hot cheeto's. officials in school districts from california to illinois are trying to get them banned. >> if children want to bring in snacks that are high in fat, high in calories, that's their choice. they can do that. but we are not going to be providing those kinds of foods. >> the cheeto epidemic is major. >> reporter: one teacher is featured, in an online video, talking about how problematic she thinks they are. >> flaming hot cheeto's are the biggest problem we have. >> reporter: a teacher in new mexico sent a letter home imploring parents not to let their kids bring them to school. >> i don't have her bringing a family-sized pack of cheeto's to school. i know she will eat the whole bag in one day. >> reporter: the concern isn't that each bag contains 26 grams of fat, it also contains a quarter of the sodium you are supposed to eat in the entire day. the fda recommends most adults have 2,300 milligrams of salt in a day, about a teaspoon. in a new study, researchers found adults and children are consuming on average an alarming 3,400 mil
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Oct 17, 2012 1:40am PDT
california. dallas at 87, which is 10 degrees above normal. a lot of 60s in the middle of the country. honolulu, miami, new orleans, three wonderful places, they're all at 85 degrees. >> it's going to be warm where you're headed too. >> yes, indeed. >> apple is apparently ready for another big product rollout. it is set for next tuesday. >> and all the techies and people in the know out there think that's when apple is going to introduce a smaller version of the ipad. analysts had been referring to it for months as the ipad mini. >> isn't it called the ipad phone? >> that's what i thought. >> yeah. expectations are that if it's a smaller ipad, it will be priced between $250 and $300. that's about 200 less than the newest version of the regular sized ipad. so you have the mini, the nano, the ipad, the ipod, the iphone. >> i can't figure all that stuff out. >> we need like the invisi-pod. >> what would be that? >> the one that doesn't exist. >>> the yankees might not exist after game four, trail detroit 4-0. alex rodriguez was benched for last night's loss, and there is new evidence tha
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Oct 2, 2012 1:40am PDT
in california's central valley today. that's where the train's locomotive and two passenger cars came off the rails yesterday after colliding with a big rig truck. now officials want to know how fast the train and truck were traveling at the time of that collision. at least 20 people were injured. >> it started fishtailing and then ground to a real fast halt. people were screaming. >> i've seen a lady over there with a broken arm. there is about, a 3-month, 4-month-old baby, covered in whatever was in the back of the diesel truck. >> and they don't have seat belts in the amtrak trains either. after the amtrak derailment, a second accident took place nearby. that one involved a freight train and a tractor-trailer. police said the truck driver suffered major injuries. >>> american airlines is back under the microscope this morning with federal investigators looking into why passengers' seats came loose . a third incident was just reported by the "new york post." all the plains were posted. both planes were boeing 757s. the faa says they recently had maintenance work with the seats taken out
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